Environmental Protection

Recycling


Republic Services, RecycleBank to Deploy Reward Program

The agreement has set a 1-million home goal for increasing curbside recycling levels.

Allied Waste to pick up and recycle trash from Boy Scout Jamboree

Allied Prepares to Collect Estimated 900 Tons of Boy Scouts' Trash

Boy Scouts are gathered in Fort A.P. Hill, Va., for their annual Jamboree, where Allied Waste has placed 450 trash and recycling bins to manage the cleanup.

Safer Siting Could Have Lessened Damage at Veolia Facility

The Chemical Safety Board completed its report on the 2009 explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions' plant in Ohio and recommended the Center for Chemical Process Safety revise control room siting guidelines.

Oil Decontamination System Ready to Clean Watercraft, Vehicles

Hydro Engineering's portable, modular wash rack collects wastewater and oil.

Wandering the Web

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FDA OKs Use of MVR's Recycled Resins for Food Contact Products

New uses answer consumer demand and prevents buildup of plastic waste in landfills, the company says.



Train Bridges Made from Recycled Structural Composite Materials

Fort Eustis, Va., uses its railroad systm to train soliders on train operations.

Greenopia Updates Airline Ratings; Virgin America Earns Highest Marks

Using annual reports and other public information, the group measured fleet age, fuel consumption practices, carbon offsets, green building design, recycling programs and food items.

ElectronicsShowplace.com Partners with Engaged Recycling

Customers can trade in or recycle old electronics and receive money in return.

Catalyst Recycling Facility Resolves Wastewater Violations

Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corporation pleaded guilty to 11 felony violations of Texas Water Code and will pay a $2.75 million fine.

Horizon Air Recycles 69% of Onboard Waste

Washington association recognizes the airline with a Recycler of the Year award.

E-Recyclers Honor Sprint for Sustainable Leadership

The International Electronics Recycling Conference singled out Sprint for its leadership in recycling wireless handsets.

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Building a Sustainable Biogas System in Kenya

A University of Virginia doctoral candidate and an engineer use capacity factor analysis to determine the best way to implement a biogas cooking fuel system in Namawanga, Kenya.

Recycling Center Contracts for 397-kW Solar Project

BLT Enterprises' Fremont, Calif., operation adds new layer of sustainability with the help of Solar Power Inc.

Electronics Conference Names ecoATM Innovative Product of the Year

The kiosk system can capture, track, and recycle mobile devices.

Massachusetts Class Video Wins Green School Title

South Shore Charter Public School won a hybrid school bus, a green audit, and money for scholarship and class supplies.

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Experiment Shows Cigarette Butts May Prevent Corrosion of N80 Steel

Extracts of cigarette butts in water protected steel that is widely used in the oil industry from rusting, even under harsh conditions.

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